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At 50, The Civil Rights Act Creates 'Opportunities For All Americans'

Wed, 2014-07-02 08:51

Fifty years ago, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Michel Martin speaks with historians Charles Cobb and Taylor Branch about the legacy of the Act and what it accomplished.

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Mourning In The Closet: She Was More Than My Best Friend

Wed, 2014-07-02 08:51

StoryCorps, the team that brings you conversations between loved ones, is now highlighting voices of the LGBTQ community. OutLoud brings a story about losing a partner while living in the closet.

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Google Glass Faces A Ban In British Movie Theaters

Wed, 2014-07-02 07:41

Just one week after the Google Glass eyewear went on sale in the U.K., fears of movie piracy have led an industry group to call for a ban on the device in theaters.

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Easy Method For Making Stem Cells Was Too Good To Be True

Wed, 2014-07-02 07:37

Scientific papers that claimed stem cells could be made in the laboratory simply by dipping regular cells in acid didn't hold up under scrutiny. Now the work is being retracted because of errors.

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Oh, Pooh: Bear Cub Gets Head Stuck In Cookie Jar

Wed, 2014-07-02 07:19

A plastic jar of animal crackers was too enticing for a young bear in New Jersey, which got its head irretrievably wedged

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